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We see ourselves as part of your team. We support you in your business decisions with a clear legal assessment and recommendation.

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Areas of Advice

We advise you on all issues relating to the design, labelling, market access and distribution, advertising and protection of your products. Our particular focus lies on trade mark law, unfair competition law and food law as well as health and beauty product law.


Since 26 April 2019, the German Trade Secrets Protection Act has been in force, implementing Directive (EU) 2016/943. Previously, trade secrets and their protection were not regulated centrally in one law in Germany, but in individual regulations, such as the Unfair Competition Act, Criminal law and Labour law Acts.

Trade secrets are an important asset for every entrepreneur. In order to position themselves successfully on the market, to stand out from the competition. But also, to ensure that you don’t lose your trade secrets again, for example when changing employees. But how do I protect my trade secrets and what measures are legally appropriate? This question is increasingly preoccupying practitioners.

Marie-Christine Seiler gave a presentation on the legal requirements for the protection of trade secrets on February 08, 2024. With a view to the requirements of the German legislator and the judgement of the German courts, which are increasingly dealing with this issue. A special focus was on practical tips for owners of trade secrets: What (at least) needs to be done to ensure that a trade secret is and remains regarded as such and is not disclosed unintentionally? If you have questions in this regard, we are happy to advise you.


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At the request of Merx Pütz Rechtsanwälte, the Munich Higher Regional Court confirmed the regional court’s ban on advertising a dietary supplement consisting of various strains of bifidobacteria and lactobacilli with the disease-related claim “for every antibiotic” and the misleading claim “scientifically tested” in its judgement of 15 December 2022, case no. 29 U 386/21. After the appeal against the judgement was withdrawn, it is now legally binding.

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